Director

Producer

Entrepreneur

ABOUT

 

I grew up in a little village in Germany, where I was trained as a classical pianist and fell in love with creative storytelling. In 2007, I moved to Los Angeles to tell stories that have the power to reinvigorate our inner child and remind us of long-forgotten dreams.

I have been called a “Cynical Dreamer,” because while I often process daily life with a dose of sarcasm, I approach life on screen with a sense of wonder and conviction in the belief that, ultimately, we can all find beauty and love.

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RESUME

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WORK SAMPLES

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TESTIMONIALS

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  • “DOMINIK IS EXTREMELY CREATIVE, COLLABORATIVE AND ALWAYS CALM UNDER PRESSURE:  A CONSUMMATE PROFESSIONAL WHO MAKES THE PRODUCTION PROCESS ENJOYABLE.  A TRUE TALENT.”

    Betsy Rott, Former SVP Original Programming at Wilshire Studios (NBCUniversal)

  • “DOMINIK IS THAT RARE PRODUCER WHO USES BOTH SIDES OF HIS BRAIN.  WHILE HE KEEPS THE TRAINS RUNNING ON TIME (HE’S GERMAN AFTER ALL), HE’S ALSO BRILLIANTLY CREATIVE AND HAS A KEEN SENSE OF STORY.  HE’S THE FULL PACKAGE.”

    Aaron Mendelsohn | Screenwriter, Secretary-Treasurer, Writers Guild of America West

  • “THERE ARE FEW PEOPLE IN THE DIGITAL MEDIA WORLD WHO UNDERSTAND HOW TO DELIVER INNOVATIVE PRODUCTIONS ON-BUDGET AND ON-SCHEDULE AS WELL AS DOMINIK RAUSCH; I HAVE WORKED WITH HIM ON CAMPAIGNS THAT WOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED WITH ANYONE ELSE.”

    Molly Sugarman / Director of Digital Media Innovation, Horizon Media

  • “DOMINIK IS A DIRECTOR WITH A FANTASTIC SENSE OF CHARACTER AND STORY, AND GRASP OF THE BIG PICTURE WHILE NEVER MISSING DETAILS. HE’S EDITING WHILE HE SHOOTS, MAXIMIZING EVERY SETUP, TAKE AND MINUTE ON SET.”

    Steve Eddy | Head of Production, The Tornante Company (Formerly Vuguru)